Richard's wide-ranging practice includes all areas of real estate law and he regularly acts for developers, tenants and funding institutions in retail, investment and development work.
A respected dual-qualified lawyer holding practising certificates in Scotland, England and Wales, his experience working in London has resulted in his frequent involvement in cross-border deals where he has a clear knowledge and understanding of what is required to enable UK transactions to complete in today's market. Richard brings a commercial and client-focused approach to transactions.
In recent years his development experience has been used to assist experienced developers on residential, mixed use, care home and student developments across the UK which has involved strategic site acquisition, site assembly, joint ventures and development management agreements to suit innovative funding structures which are now commonplace in todays’ markets.
Living Brodies' values
Richard has extensive market knowledge, and clients appreciate his collaborative and solutions focused approach.
- Leads our alternatives sector, with a focus on student accommodation and care home work.
- Regularly speaks at Brodies and industry events, including the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management Conference in 2019.
- Richard is dual-qualified in Scotland and England & Wales.